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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON''T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 213 159 69.8 61.4-77.0 54 30.2 23.0-38.6
Age
< 20 years 20 14 58.0 28.8-82.5 6 42.0 17.5-71.2
20-24 years 53 44 78.5 60.8-89.6 9 21.5 10.4-39.2
25-34 years 104 76 67.8 55.8-77.9 28 32.2 22.1-44.2
35+ years 36 25 67.3 45.6-83.5 11 32.7 16.5-54.4
Race
White 157 114 66.8 56.9-75.4 43 33.2 24.6-43.1
Black 43 37 84.7 64.3-94.4 6 15.3 5.6-35.7
Other 13 8 58.1 25.6-84.8 5 41.9 15.2-74.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 22 69.7 45.6-86.3 6 30.3 13.7-54.4
No 185 137 69.8 60.8-77.5 48 30.2 22.5-39.2
Education
< High School 56 42 60.5 43.2-75.4 14 39.5 24.6-56.8
High School 64 50 73.0 57.4-84.5 14 27.0 15.5-42.6
> High School 92 66 73.9 61.7-83.2 26 26.1 16.8-38.3
Marital Status
Married 130 92 68.1 57.8-76.9 38 31.9 23.1-42.2
Other 83 67 72.5 57.2-83.8 16 27.5 16.2-42.8
Income
14,999 or less 66 55 73.2 57.5-84.7 11 26.8 15.3-42.5
15,000-24,999 34 26 68.4 44.8-85.3 8 31.6 14.7-55.2
25,000-49,999 28 21 70.3 46.5-86.6 7 29.7 13.4-53.5
50,000 or more 63 39 61.5 46.5-74.5 24 38.5 25.5-53.5
WIC recipient
No 112 78 65.1 53.4-75.1 34 34.9 24.9-46.6
Yes 96 76 74.2 61.3-83.9 20 25.8 16.1-38.7
Medicaid recipient
No 96 66 66.8 54.7-77.0 30 33.2 23.0-45.3
Yes 117 93 72.3 60.2-81.8 24 27.7 18.2-39.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 96 78 82.8 74.6-88.8 18 17.2 11.2-25.4
2500+ grams 117 81 68.6 59.5-76.5 36 31.4 23.5-40.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 02OCT06

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